My personal philosophy of nursing is based on holistic care which includes the mental and physical health of a person. I believe examining the whole picture and variables that play into a patient’s health is necessary to successful outcomes as well as effective communication. I think of Peplau because her theory discusses interpersonal relations and I am a firm believer in developing a strong, therapeutic nurse-patient relationship. Without a strong nurse-patient relationship, patient’s may not have the trust they should, therefore will not learn the tools necessary to be able to care for themselves. I strive each day in practice to develop strong nurse-patient
Kelly, I agree with you. Mr. Henry needs to act now and complete an advanced medical directive (AMD) for when he is no longer able to make his own decisions for his medical treatments. Doctors needs to encourage their patients about completing an AMD as soon as when they give diagnosis of a chronic illness to their patients; and nurses have to provide education about AMD as soon as during their patient’s admission. It is the nurse responsibility to assess and educate their patients about AMD. “The trusting relationship between the medical-surgical nurse and the patient lends itself to an opportunity to provide supporting education needed for completion of this document” (Rigan, 2016, p. 2).
That flashback made her realized that all the actions she thought was cute and unique are really autistic traits. The doctor gave her another medicine which is a white pills and he noted that it should be taken slowly. As they arrived home, she announced to their family members that Evan has autism. Because Jenny needed to leave to promote her second book, Baby Laughs, she reminded John about the thing to be done and should be noted. When the interview and promotion of her book was done, she directly went home.
If nurses are unable to perform certain tasks, it is essential that nurses from incoming shifts be able to perform them. The basic handover consists of the patient's ailment, vital signs, bowel movements, nutritional intake and other need-to-know basis doctors or nurses from other shifts would use in order to assess the patient properly. No matter how major or minor, poor communication can
A medical interpreter would expedite critical decision making by gathering and exchanging information which could save lives. Procedure to determine competencies of patients. The health care facility implements an education program to inform the patient about advance directives, and possibly have then created one. Granting family members authority to make a medical decision for incapacitated family members. The health care facility will develop a standard operating procedure giving family members power as a lost resort.
As a result, her ability to type at work would improve and her relationship with her husband and children could be nurtured. Controlling A.L.’s health issues could strengthen the family dynamics, parenting, employment obstacle, and domestic issues. The nurse could also promote a family routine which provides stability and a healthy sense of predictability during this difficult time (Kaakinen, Coehlo, Steele, Tabacco, & Harmon Hanson, 2015). According to Solem, Christophersen, and Martinussen (2011), stress interventions should be integrated in the planning to promote coping and augment quality of life for both parents and
The head-to-toe assessment is a very important process in client care, for it provides essential baseline data about the client. In evaluating my clients, I am able to determine if any change has occurred. As medical providers, a nurse, I often have to care for many patients. Therefore, a comprehensive and systemic method is important to assure a complete assessment in a reasonable timeline. For this exercise, I am using my wife as my patient.
Everyday I work with patients in the hospital from all types of different backgrounds; as a health care provider, constantly seeing patients who feel like there’s no hope in their life, is devastating. Euthanasia should be legal in the United States to eliminate patients from undergoing suffering from an incurable or terminal disease. Healthcare is currently in transition of allowing more states to be able to have euthanasia performed on them because patients are no longer willing to suffer from these untreatable conditions. More people need to be informed on this procedure, the risks of it, and how to determine if someone is able to get this approved by a doctor or physician. This procedure involves the deliberate taking of a person 's life, assisted by a physician who will prescribe this patient to do so themselves.
For example, while my nurse and I was giving medication, I educate patient’s family member that what medication patient is receiving and its common side effects. Parents need to know everything their child is getting cared in the healthcare. So, encouraging them to involved in the treatment plan is very important. These was my way of advocating them. 5.